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Woman Acid Reflux
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
Yes, it can be.: Need to see her doctor and get tested. ...Read more
47 old female. Why does my stumach swell no matter what I eat and pain in upper stumach. Also spasm. My dr treeting me for acid reflux. Med not working?
I am 32 year old female with history of acid reflux and anxiety. I get painful spasm feeling, takes my breathe away. Could be esophogialspasm? Ekgnormal
It's possible.: It is possible to get esophageal spasm from acid reflux. If this is the cause of your spasm, you should note that as you successfully treat the acid reflux, the symptoms of the esophageal spasm get better. You should continue with your reflux medicine and adopt antireflux precautions. If the symptoms attributed to spasm continue, see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 27 yrs female, planning for my 1st baby. Given cimetidine tab for acid reflux for 10 days. Any side effects? Pls advise.
Many things: For many, prevention = avoiding fried/oily foods, peppermint, chocolate, cheese, tomatoes, alcohol, nicotine, spicy foods, black pepper, orange juice, eating <4 hrs before bedtime. Raising head of bed 6in can help. Course of otc h2 blocker (eg. Ranitidine) or ppinhibitor (eg. Omeprazole) can help. If pain/difficult swallowing, wt loss, no appetite, or no improvement, better see doc; those can be warning signs. ...Read more
Hi I'm 5'3 and weigh 160 female. I have acid reflux and mild gastritis. If I lose weight will my reflux go away? I'm also always tired so it's hard!
Female, 21, had baby 5 months ago. I'm having really bad pain in between my ribs area. Throwing up, huntched over in pain. Taking acid reflux pills.
See doctor: You need to see your doctor for evaluation. Thus should not be happening. Get to the doctor and get your disgnosisvsndvtreatmenr so you feel good to take care of your baby ...Read more
What would cause black specks in stool? 34/female, 4 mths postpartum. I have health anxiety and acid reflux. No pain and stool is normal otherwise
I have what feels like plegm in back of throat for two months now I swallow and it just won't go down, could it be acid reflux? 40yr old female.
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
23 female non alcoholic and non smoker. Diagnosed with stress and acid reflux. Would like to know if linked with heart. Chest pain, fatigue and pains.
Maybe: It would not take very long to understand if they are all related. An evaluation by your primary care doctor will help shed some light. He will speak to you, examine you, and likely order a couple of tests, but you will have your answer. Good luck. ...Read more
33 yr old adult autistic nonverbal female. 6hours after eating extreme coughing acid reflux gas and mucus. 4 years no cure no new ideas from local?
Need new specialist: You need to take this poor soul to a major medical center for better evaluation and treatment. There is no reason for her to suffer for four years with this - that is just cruel. Find a major city near where you live, see if they have a medical school and/or residency program for GI or GI surgery, and set up appointment. If you need further suggestions where, send where you live in new question. ...Read more
Digestive issue. 6 hours after eating lots acid reflux, coughing, gad, and mucus. For 33 year old nonverbal autistic adult female. Local physicians.
Acid reflux: Sounds like your stomach empties slowly. I would advise consulting with a GI specialist. Avoid caffeine, sodas, acidic foods and overeating. An acid blocker may be helpful like Zantac (ranitidine) or Prevacid. You probably need an upper GI study or endoscopy if your symptoms do not improve. Make sure you write or type your concerns prior to your visit. Best of luck! ...Read more
What would cause upper left abdo pain with constipation, blood in stools, acid reflux and feeling of fullness in a 9 yr old female? Thanks
Several possible: Problems. She needs seen asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
ANA was 1:320, nuclear coarse speckled. Anti-RNP 1.3. Likely scleroderma or MCTD or lupus? Only chest pain and mild acid reflux. 28 female.
The diagnosis of: Connective tissue disorders is tricky and mainly clinical. Antibodies help in the classification but lupus, scleroderma and MCTD are all diseases with a spectrum of clinical manifestations. Many people meet criteria for more than one autoimmune disease. Treatment typically involves biological agents, steroids, and other immunosuppressants. Ask your rheumatologist what your specific diagnosis is. ...Read more
I am a 29 year old female. Experiemcing blood streaked stool, acid reflux stomach to into throat, blood in mucus, and lower back pain.
All you need to know:
Acid reflux occurs when stomach contents moves backward into the esophagus.
Acid reflux usually causes a burning sensation in the chest. The sensation radiates up from the stomach to the mid-chest or throat. This is also known as heartburn.
http://www. Healthline. Com/health/gerd? ref=global ...Read more
Wrong way: It is a condition by which acid an food particles creep up into your esophagus. The minuscule between your esophagus and stomach is not working properly. Several causes. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
GERD: There are many non-medical measures you can take to help reflux, such as avoiding particular foods, avoiding caffeine and alcohol, tilting your bed, and avoiding over eating before bedtime, but many people require long-term medication in addition to those measures. If you're developing new reflux symptoms at age 50, you should see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Medications and diet: GERD or reflux is when the acid goes up in food pipe and burn the lining most of the time it is associated with hiatal hernia which is internal hernia not visible to outside most of the time medication diet by avoiding spicy and greasy food and stop smoking and losing weight you can control the symptoms for cure you need surgery to repair the hernia and wrap the stomach around food pipe ...Read more
Aloe vera: Many patients of mine have reported that aloe helps them with their reflux - but remember, reflux and natural treatments have been around for thousands of years yet only with the advent of modern medication do we get truly 24 hour relief, so if the herbal remedies don't work, the next trip is to a doctor. Also, any weight loss or trouble swallowing you must talk with an md! ...Read more
One way is: To not eat late in the evening before going to bed at least 3-4 hours. Never overeat. Cigarette smoking can also cause acid reflux. Avoid stressors in your environment. Other methods are with medications- antiacids such as tums, (calcium carbonate) H2 blockers such as ranitidine, proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole. Lastly avoid overingestionof NSAIDS such as Ibuprofen which I see you are taking. ...Read more
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more